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Definition 1: speak haltingly - [verb of communication]

Samples where bumble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

Synonyms for bumble in the sense of this definition

(bumble is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 2: walk unsteadily - [verb of motion]

Samples where bumble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drunk man stumbled about

Synonyms for bumble in the sense of this definition

(bumble is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Samples where bumble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
  • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

Synonyms for bumble in the sense of this definition

(bumble is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

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